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November 11, 2019 12:00 PM - November 17, 2019 07:00 PMCalender

Caricatures, Prints and Drawings, Five Examples.

Auction: Books & Manuscripts - 3311T Location: Boston Date / Time: November 11, 2019 12:00PM


Caricatures, Prints and Drawings, Five Examples. Including: an original ink and watercolor portrait by Thomas Allen (1804-1872), hand-titled, initialed, and dated Feb. 1824 by the artist, "Miss M. Tree as Celio in Native Land," showing the young actor dancing and playing the castanets with ringlets, a plumed hat, yellow and pink boots in white tights and an embroidered dress with blue sash; an original ink and watercolor drawn and signed by Thomas Miles of John Liston as Lubin Log in "Love Law & Physic" after the Dighton/McLean etching c. 1819; The Judgment of Brutus, or the Dramatic Censor, vide Deranged Intellect, London: Sidebethem, 1819, hand-colored etching; Charles Williams's (d. 1830) A Theatrical Dressing Room, or Trunks & Leggings, London: Fairburn, 1825, hand-colored etching; [and] Isaac Cruikshank's The Bold Dragoon and the Beauteous Mrs. Flinn, London: Whittle & Laurie, 1808, hand-colored engraving with printed verses; sizes vary. (5)
Estimate $300-400

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Celio, Charles Williams, Thomas Allen, Thomas Miles, John Liston, Flinn, London